Uncle Marcos
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  • Question 1
    900 seconds
    Q.

    What event leads the family to have a funeral for Uncle Marcos?

    answer choices

    Clara reports that she sees the plane crash

    the searchers return home with a coffin

    the newspapers print that he died

    volunteers claim that they were unable to find his body

  • Question 2
    900 seconds
    Q.

    How does Antonieta respond to Uncle Marcos' unusual courtship?

    answer choices

    she is displeased and marries someone else

    she is amused until the townspeople mock him

    she thinks it is charming but refuses him anyway

    She embarrasses him by laughing at him in front of friends

  • Question 3
    900 seconds
    Q.

    Why are Uncle Marcos and Clara good at fortune telling?

    answer choices

    they can see the future

    they enjoy manipulating people

    they appear convincing

    they can guess what people want to hear

  • Question 4
    900 seconds
    Q.

    What happens to Uncle Marcos at the end of the story?

    answer choices

    He was killed by the captain of a ship

    he dies in Asia of a strange plague

    He dies on a ship from an African plague

    He catches an illness from another passenger on a ship

  • Question 5
    900 seconds
    Q.

    If someone is an invincible diver, what must be true?

    answer choices

    they have invented a new way to dive

    they argue with their teammates

    they never lose in diving

    they get very hungry after they dive

  • Question 6
    900 seconds
    Q.

    How did the crowd act before Uncle Marcos' flight?

    answer choices

    believed that he is a technical genius

    bored with him

    were mean spirited and plan to make fun of him when he fails

    doubtful, but curious to see what will happen

  • Question 7
    900 seconds
    Q.

    What can you infer is most likely true about Uncle Marcos?

    answer choices

    He is motivated by money

    He likes to be the center of attention

    He secretly wants to join the family business

    He was not really interested in Antonieta

  • Question 8
    900 seconds
    Q.

    Why do Clara and Uncle Marcos get along so well?

    answer choices

    Clara is the only child who is not afraid of U.M.

    they share a good imagination and a love for telling tales

    they both want to become pilots

    U.M. has promised to give all of his travel mementos to her

  • Question 9
    900 seconds
    Q.

    Which two are character traits of Uncle Marcos?

    answer choices

    weird behavior

    dishonest

    sense of humor

    shy

  • Question 10
    900 seconds
    Q.

    Why can Uncle Marcos be considered a dynamic character?

    answer choices

    He takes interesting trips.

    He changes after Antonieta rejects him.

    He hardly changes after his adventures.

    He is liked by so many townspeople.

  • Question 11
    900 seconds
    Q.

    What does Uncle Marcos do to try to win the hand of Cousin Antonieta?

    answer choices

    He serenades her with a guitar.

    He serenades her with a barrel organ.

    He buys her chocolates and bananas.

    He buys her tea, and his parrot sings for her.

  • Question 12
    900 seconds
    Q.

    What does Uncle Marcos build with the materials that he brings back from his trip?

    answer choices

    a boat

    a birdhouse

    an elaborate bookshelf

    a flying machine

  • Question 13
    900 seconds
    Q.

    Clara waits for her uncle to return after everyone believes he is dead. What does this show?

    answer choices

    that Clara is foolish

    the Clara loves her uncle

    that Uncle Marcos is a poor pilot

    that Uncle Marcos is hiding

  • Question 14
    900 seconds
    Q.

    attracting attention by being unexpected, unusual, or outstanding

    answer choices

    pallid

    conspicuous

    impassive

    unrequited

  • Question 15
    900 seconds
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    not returned or repaid

    answer choices

    pallid

    impressive

    unrequited

    pertinent

  • Question 16
    900 seconds
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    pale

    answer choices

    impassive

    pertinent

    pallid

    conspicuous

  • Question 17
    900 seconds
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    showing no emotion

    answer choices

    pale

    disconsolately

    pertinent

    impassive

  • Question 18
    900 seconds
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    relevant; to the point

    answer choices

    pertinent

    pallid

    conspicuous

    unrequited

  • Question 19
    900 seconds
    Q.

    very unhappily

    answer choices

    pertinent

    disconsolately

    pallid

    unrequited

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